4th Grade

Shaping the Desert: A Tale of Two Valleys

Learn about the historical context that led to our modern desert lifestyle. Starting with the California Gold Rush, we’ll trace a timeline of events through the Imperial and Coachella valleys to present day.

Length: 60 minutes 

CA Social Science: 4.3, 4.4 

Classroom or MPR setting

Earthquakes and Our Community

With the San Andreas faultline running right through the Coachella Valley, earthquake preparedness is very important in our community. Students will learn how CVWD protects our precious water resources in the event of an earthquake and how to best prepare at home. 

Length: 60 minutes

NGSS: 4-ESS3-2

Classroom setting only

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